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Dealing with Chuggers

Today – a Tube strike in London.  I decided to take the day off, have a duvet day.

  • Lie-in
  • Stroll round the locality
  • Do a bit of personal admin…
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Ex-pat Life

Street Fundraisers and Cold Callers ~ How Do You Feel About Them?

Is there a town, city or even village where street fundraisers are not in evidence? The other day I’d walked less than a couple of hundred yards and been accosted four times. 411 more words


I'm sorry - do I know you?

I answered my telephone and somebody said “Hi, I’m Josh how are you today?” Being an Englishman in late middle-age my automatic, but unspoken, response was “Who the f**k is Josh and what’s my day got to do with you.” As my new best pal Josh launched into his sales spiel for something or other he started to address me using my first name, and not even my full first name, but the abbreviation of it. 858 more words


Crack down on Chuggers - Tom Scott interview

Shine’s Fundraising and Communication Manager, Tom Scott (pictured) speaks about the issue of chuggers, after recent news reports regarding shoppers’ complaints about charity fundraising in Croydon town centre have sparked new measures to restrict their activities. 86 more words


Ungiving to Charity, or Blogger With a Cause

Being charitable doesn’t come naturally, I get riled up every time I step onto Birmingham’s main street and prepare myself to run the gamut of chuggers waiting to accost the unaware shoppers. 500 more words

Daily Prompt

The Rise of the Chuggers

The Rise of the Chuggers

The news that Olive Cook, someone who I hadn’t heard of before until 2 days ago, had killed herself is tragic in itself. 463 more words

Greenpeace collectors say they're not harassing people

Iona Pannet has a name as a bit of a Watermelon in Wellington council so its somewhat strange that she would comment as she did and imply Greenpeace collectors were harassing passers by in Wellington streets. 290 more words

NZ Politics